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VoiceAmerica.com host and licensed social worker Kathryn Zox interviews Dr. Adesman, who cites his extensive research into the subject, and relates the challenges grandparents face as primary caretakers of their grandchildren, as well as their firm belief that they made the right choice.
In Psychology Today, Dr. Adesman discusses Five Ways Grandfamilies Help Grandchildren. While there is justified attention given to the negative circumstances that result in grandparents assuming primary custody of their grandchildren, grandparents do bring significant positives to the parenting table.
Watch Becky's Story
One family shares their story of love and resilience. Becky is raising her grandchildren after the tragic loss of their mother, her daughter. Let her story of courage and dedication inspire you.